Preparation, storage, and presentation of food.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-03-07 07:51
ban-Ollaimh Cinniu ingen Cuthbaid, Editor of Northshield's Mead, Mead & More, has announced that the Winter 2007 issue is now available.
Submitted by Frederick Alton on Sun, 2007-03-04 20:56
The fertile lands of the countryside flow with the enemy’s blood. You and your companions have been under siege for some time, and your allies have not been able to break through to assuage the needs of the strong fortress. Meanwhile, your supplies are running low. The enemy commander has requested a parlay to entreat you to surrender before he is forced to starve you into submission. You have been commanded by your lord to prepare a dinner for the parlay. You are charged (on short notice) with using what meager supplies you have to fool the enemy into thinking you can hold out indefinitely. In truth, you hope to hold out until your allies can break through with the desperately needed supplies. Location:
Herbal Pavilion, Artisian's Row, Gulf Wars Site
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-03-03 12:10
Ed Caesar of the Independent celebrates the arts of cookery and gluttony by reviewing history's top ten greatest banquets.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-02-24 18:04
On March 10, 2007, Mary Moskoff, Ph.D., LCSW will present a talk A Walk Through a Medieval Herb Garden at the Spring Symposium presented by the Herb Society of America - Wisconsin Unit. The lecture will take place at the Woman's Club of Wisconsin, 813 Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-02-20 15:49
The website essortment has a history of rootbeer from its origins as a miracle cure to its modern popularity as a social beverage. The site includes an early American recipe and a list of ingredients for the drink.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-02-16 08:27
Project Gutenberg has released an e-book edition of William Carew Hazlitt's Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine. The original was published in London in 1902.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-02-10 20:05
One of the artifacts at the Fitzwilliam Museum is a Roman army knife dating to the 3rd or 4th century. Unlike modern Swiss army knives, this one appears to have been used mainly as an eating utensil.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-02-10 16:40
Come one, come all, to a day of all things edible and potable! Take, or teach, classes in the culinary and brewing arts. Spend time with friends in the large gathering room. Visit the merchants. At the end of the day, partake of a teaching feast, serving food and facts in a delicious combination.
Dayboard will also be the A&S display. Do you have a special soup? Create a
gratifying grain? Whip up a delectable dessert? Put it on our dayboard and
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-02-08 18:49
David and Betty Friedman (Cariadoc and Elizabeth in the SCA), are in the process of creating a website with links to "recipes, articles, poetry, and the like."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-02-07 17:29
The February 2007 issue of the Chivalry Sports online newsletter includes two new articles: Marriage and Divorce Laws in Early Medieval Ireland and A recipe for Irish Whiskey Cake.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-02-04 14:06
Archaeologists working for the Pompeii Food and Drink Project are looking for volunteers to work on the site in June and July 2007. The work will consist of documenting storage buildings and organizing the massive amount of information collected.
Submitted by Alys Katharine on Mon, 2007-01-22 11:12
His Royal Highness, Prince Valharic Caligula Aurelius of Atlantia, former king of the Midrealm, was elevated to the Order of the Laurel for his skill in cookery at Twelfth Night in Atlantia, January 13, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-01-17 16:38
The holiday season is now behind us. To brighten your holiday doldrums and rid yourselves of all of the old year's regrets, we once again invite the populace of Eskalya, nay, the Known World, to join us. This is the time of year to spend in good cheer when neighbors, friends and family gather to meet. We are thinking warm and sunny thoughts with offerings of desserts, dance and diversions to chase the cold winter away. Location:
Eskalya (Anchorage, Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-01-12 20:05
This year's Estrella War will once again offer a Combat Cookery Contest in which Kingdoms may sponsor teams to prepare a period meal for four people using their own utensils and ingredients unknown to them before the competition.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-01-12 08:00
On its website, the University of Chicago Press reviews Aguecheek’s Beef, Belch’s Hiccup, and Other Gastronomic Interjections: literature, culture, and food among the early moderns by Robert Appelbaum.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-01-11 18:17
Come join us for a weekend of hands-on cooking classes. We are pulling teachers from the cream of the Southeast, from both Meridies and Trimaris, and we promise to have some activities for the non-cooks.
Cooking With The Sun
Lowndes County 4-H Camp
We do promise to have Great Food and Plenty of it!
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-01-06 13:55
The website History.uk.com offers "old time food for the modern kitchen" with a site dedicated to providing recipes for authentic tasting food and drink. Most recipes are from the Middle Ages or Renaissance with a few Roman titles thrown in for good measure.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-12-21 19:01
Greetings! Please find below the list of classes for the upcoming "A Temperance of Cooks" - Calontir Cook's Guild Symposium, April 28, 2007, in the Barony of Forgotten Sea. It will be an all-day event, with multiple tracks of classes, a potluck feast, and a lunch-time keynote speech provided by Duke Cariadoc of the Bow. We are hoping for a wide variety of classes on a number of topics, and will have capability for hands-on classes. Location:
Barony of Forgotten Sea (Kansas City Missouri)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-12-12 13:47
Britain's Prince Charles shares family recipes dating back to the time of Henry VIII in a new cookbook. The Duchy Originals Cookbook will feature such delicacies as "Maids of Honour Tarts," said to have been given to Anne Boleyn by the King.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-11-21 17:02
If you are planning on attending the always fabulous Rowany Yule Feast (and why wouldn't you be), then you should probably let us know and save yourself some money, us some stress and make sure there's enough yummy food for you.
Date & Time:
Submitted by John of the Hills on Sat, 2006-11-18 10:39
More than 1,200 tall (1m) jars have been discovered in a Roman first century shipwreck. Scientists are hoping that any remaining sealed jars will provide them with samples of the fish sauce for analysis.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-17 15:36
The Barony of Dun Or would like to announce our Yule celebration on December 9, 2006.
The event will be held at the auditorium at George Lane Park, 5520 West Avenue L-8, Lancaster, Ca
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-17 12:29
The chill winds from the North are beginning to blow us on the Journey home and as ye travel from the far reaches of the Kingdom a rumor can be heard far and wide of the Tavern at Kingdom's Edge.
Again this year the Tavern opens its doors to visitors. Hosts Ian Duenbreck
and Lord John MacPherson of Badenoch bid you all welcome. Renowned Chef Lord
Bressil MacCulloch is heating his pots as we speak and a full menu will be
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-17 08:58
Yule, the feast of light! Once again we will celebrate the return of the sun. This year's feast will include games, dancing, and A&S classes. Don't have a mask for the 12th Night Masquerade Ball yet? Come make one with us. After dinner there will be a White Elephant trade. Please bring a wrapped toy as well as one wrapped gift for every member of your party. (We will be donating any extra toys to Toys for Tots.) Location:
Palatine Barony of Allyshia (Eureka, California)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-17 08:55
Winter has come to Winter's Gate and it is time to celebrate Yule, with the fun merriment and good company. There will be the traditional Winter's Gate gift exchange. The feast is potluck so bring a yummy dish to warm our bellies. The competitions will be warm beverages to fight the cold winter's night (note site is DRY), also warm winter attire to ward off Ye Old Man Winter (Full outfits, cloaks and accessories). There will also be games and singing. Hope to see you all there. Location:
Winter's Gate (Fairbanks, Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-17 08:52
Celebrate Yule with a day of games, entertainment, and food. We will provide the meat for the feast and the rest will be potluck-style. Using your mundane last name: A-G, salads or soups; H-N, side dish; O-Z, desserts. There is no main theme, so just share your favorite Medieval delight. There will be competitions of Best Decorated Table, Best Toast, and a candy guessing game for children and adults. There will also be a Silent Auction. The Blue Bowl cooking competition will be any dish containing a winter vegetable. A Toys for Tots barrel will be at the location and anyone who brings a donation will receive 5 chances for our door prizes. Location:
Barony of Fettburg (Manteca, California)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-17 08:48
Raise a glass of warm cheer and revel in our winter wonderland! To honor the Prince and Princess of the Mists, our very own Brion and Ysabella, we challenge our honored guests to help us create a visual feast of green and white, our very own winter wonderland. Best table decoration will win two tickets to the West Kingdom 12th Night! Put on your finery and dancing shoes! Dancing with instruction will take place after dinner. We will be having a silent auction, so bring your checkbooks. Beautifully-themed evergreen wreathes and ornaments will be available for the lucky winners. If you wish to, please bring a new, unwrapped child's gift for the Bay Area Crisis Nursery (Concord). Location:
Shire of Teufelberg (Orinda, California)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-17 08:44
We invite you to celebrate the holiday season with us at our Jingles Feast. Come and enjoy fantastic food prepared by Master Fionn Mac Pháil. Games and classes will be offered from noon until the start of the feast. Competitions include "Best use of Bells", "Best Table Decoration", and of course "The Silver Tongued Devil". We will also have our famous silent auction with many wonderful items to bid on. Location:
Province of Southern Shores (Palo Alto, California)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-09 18:03
Greetings Unto the Populace of the Mist, and welcome to Fall Investiture! Hail the Prince and Princess of the Mists, and their successors. We shall revel mightily and dine most grandly!
Site opens at 10am and closes at 10pm.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 14:38
Yule feast, The Barony of Rowany's celebration of the end of the year, is on again, and you should be there.
Date: 2nd December 2006
Steward: Clara van de Keere (Karinne Taylor)
Event Cost: $20/$25 until 12 November, $25/$30 until 30 Novmber. $30 at the